KS3 science for non-scientists NY285 / A22
This course is for non-scientists starting to deliver key stage 3 science as either a class teacher or in small group support.
We will focus on the key principles needed to teach key stage 3 biology, chemistry and physics effectively and explore a range of teaching strategies and practical activities to do this.
During the course, you will be able to discuss and refine your understanding of key topics like energy, cells and chemical reactions with the support of experienced subject specialists and be able to ask questions to improve your confidence and delivery of the subject.
Who is it for?
Non-specialist teachers, teaching assistants and support staff of science at key stage 3
What topics are covered?
- forces and magnetism
- chemical reactions and the periodic table
- earth science
- matter and the particle model
Not sure yet? Here is a free taster which will give you a better understanding of what to expect once you join the course. Please note, this is a free short activity you can do in your own time.
How will you learn?
How long is this course?
Who is the course leader?
I am secondary science professional development leader at the National STEM learning centre. I previously taught for over 20 years in
You will be able to:
- teach key stage 3 science confidently by effectively using a range of teaching strategies to assess students’ prior understanding, counter misconceptions and move learning forward
- clarify and build your own subject knowledge and understanding of core ideas from key stage 3 science
- integrate practical work into effective learning experiences for students
|KS3 science for non-scientists - day 1||08 September 2022||11:00-19:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|KS3 science for non-scientists - day 2||09 September 2022||09:00-16:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|KS3 science for non-scientists - day 3||09 March 2023||11:00-19:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|KS3 science for non-scientists - day 4||10 March 2023||09:00-16:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
Fees & Bursaries
If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.
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